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AROUND TOWN

Hotel-tax hike recommended in Palo Alto

Seeking to tap into the riches generated by the city's flourishing hotel scene, a Palo Alto council committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 4678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something to do today (Sat) Feb 15

Hi Folks, I've decided to come down from the mountain and visit my city today and thought, hmmm, wouldn't it be nice to...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Feb. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 14583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chamber blasts Palo Alto's proposed hotel-tax increase

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to raise the city's tax rate may be popular with potential voters, but it is already facing...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:57 am | 16 comments | 3024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'de-laning' proposal off the table

Palo Alto school district officials apparently have reversed their recommendation to de-lane freshman English at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tokheim can't manage, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:38 am | 62 comments | 13585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Best Food & Drink

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/08/30/best-food--drink posted Friday, August 30, 2013,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ducat hutch, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 4699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate suspicious backpack found at Stanford

Part of the Stanford University campus was evacuated, and a police bomb squad unit came in to investigate a suspicious backpack...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 13, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 11 comments | 3972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge observatory plane startles residents

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Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Andy Howey, on Feb 13, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 6372 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by cburiiii, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:40 am | 6 comments | 4806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Myth and metamorphosis

"Metamorphosis: Junior Year," a new theatrical adaptation of Palo Alto author Betsy Franco's novel, strikes close to home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by sethulakshmi, on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:20 am | 6 comments | 2389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on harassment policy

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to vote Tuesday, Feb. 11, on new policies governing the bullying of disabled and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Feb 12, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 3001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in Ventura groping

Palo Alto police on Tuesday searched a section of the Ventura neighborhood for a man who allegedly made a lewd comment to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by dont, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 3816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:29 am | 13 comments | 5955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's tech evangelists charm even the unwitting

At Stanford University, where venture capitalists lecture and even fund student start-ups, innovation thrives. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, critics discuss testy exchange

A testy exchange involving a child at a school board meeting emerged as a flash point as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 74 comments | 5264 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College's "Think Pink" Day proves to be a huge success

The Menlo College athletic department raised nearly $1,200 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation from its annual "Think Pink...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by No Babe in the Woods, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 11, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 51 comments | 7987 Views

MOVIES

Shirley Temple Black has passed away.

Woodside resident, iconic film star and former U.S. ambassador Shirley Temple Black has passed away at the age of 85. She...

Original post made by Nayeli on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When help is refused

When "Jake Johanson" had his first psychotic break on his 21st birthday, his parents worked hard to find a psychiatrist and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Help the mentally ill, on Feb 11, 2014 at 9:41 am | 19 comments | 18512 Views
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